Test your knowledge of international trade and transnational corporations (TNCs) with this 14-question A level quiz.

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HIGH SCORES

Rank Name Score
1st bpc 28
2nd bpc 27
3rd MAL 27
4th B.H 25
5th LUD 25
6th RLJ 21
7th JHC 21
8th VFE 20
9th FFF 16
10th LAS 16

QUIZZES // Global trade and TNCs

Q1. Which of the following groups of TNCs work in the primary industrial sector?

Dole Food, Ford, BP and ExxonMobil

Del Monte, Intel, ExxonMobil and Dole Food

AXA, Dole Food, Del Monte and BP

Dole Food, Del Monte, BP and ExxonMobil

Q2. Think about the map of global economic regions. According to the map, core economies include which of the following countries?

Italy, Germany, India and Canada

Japan, Canada, Italy and Mexico

Canada, Italy, Germany and Japan

Germany, Japan, Canada and Egypt

Q3. Thinking again about the map of global economic regions, periphery economies include which of the following countries?

Bolivia, Kenya, Cambodia and Pakistan

Pakistan, Bolivia, Nigeria and Cambodia

Kenya, Canada, Pakistan and Bolivia

Cambodia, Brazil, Bolivia and Kenya

Q4. Why do TNCs operate in a number of countries?

To reach markets, pay tariffs, reduce production and wage costs

To reduce the costs of production such as wages, reach markets and avoid tariffs

To reach markets, avoid tariffs, increase production and wage costs

To reduce production and wage costs, avoid markets and tariffs

Q5. What percentage of company shares need to be purchased in order to gain control?

10%

30%

41%

51%

Q6. How many subsidiaries and employees do Microsoft have worldwide?

Microsoft has subsidiaries in 150 countries and over 120,000 employees.

Microsoft has subsidiaries in 120 countries and over 150,000 employees.

Microsoft has subsidiaries in 150 countries and over 150,000 employees.

Microsoft has subsidiaries in 120 countries and over 120,000 employees.

Q7. What proportion of non-bulk cargo is carried by container ships worldwide?

60%

70%

80%

90%*

Q8. What is the capacity of the largest cargo ships in 2020 measured in twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs)?

20,568 TEUs

21,568 TEUs

22,964 TEUs

23,964 TEUs

Q9. What is the meaning of outsourcing?

The relocation of a business process from one country to another

The process of hiring an outside company to perform particular services

The relocation of a business process from one city to another

The process of hiring more staff to perform particular services

Q10. What is the meaning of cultural diffusion?

The spread of political beliefs from one group to another

The spread of environmental beliefs from one group to another

The spread of religious beliefs from one group to another

The spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one group to another

Q11. What is a quota?

A limit on the amount of goods that can be imported

The value of goods which are imported into a country

A tax on imports to a country

The quantity of goods which are imported by a country

Q12. What is the best description for a global sense of place?

How people feel about a particular place

A product of interconnecting flows of people, capital, goods and ideas

How people feel about distant places

A product of a singular and authentic sense of identity

Q13. Which companies has Microsoft acquired?

Skype, Mojang, LinkedIn and Github

Github, Skype, Mojang, and Zoom

LinkedIn, Skype, Apple and Github

Mojang, Snapchat, Skype and Github

Q14. What do McDonald’s offer on their localised Indian menu?

Wraps not burger buns

Halal meat

Vegetarian burgers

Spicy beef burgers

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